Renowned American politician Nancy Pelosi is best known for serving as a Minority Leader for the United States House of Representatives from 2011 to 2016. She was also seen in the duty of the House Keeper from the year 2007 to 2011. Here we are going to discuss the net worth of this great American leader, Pelosi in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Nancy Pelosi was born with the birth name Nancy D’Alesandro on 26th March 1940. She has politics in her blood as her father was Baltimore’s mayor for 12 long years. Her brother was also seen playing the same duty. So, it’s no wonder that Pelosi was carrying her family tradition in politics.
Nancy completed her graduation in the year 1962 from the Trinity College in Washington D.C. She met her husband Paul in the college and later married him. After the marriage, she gradually started showing interest in politics. She went up the ranks and became the California representative of the Democratic National Committee. She served the duty from 1976 to 1996.
Nancy was married to Paul Pelosi since 1963. She has a total of 5 children, Nancy Corinne, Jacqueline, Christine, Alexandra, and Paul along with 8 grandchildren. Among her children, Christine is a renowned journalist and Alexandra a writer. She also is a relative of famous soccer player Marc Pelosi. Right now, she stays at San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood.
Career, Awards, and nominations:
Pelosi joined Congress and very soon she was selected as the Democratic leader of the House of Representatives in the year 2002. She later became the first woman speaker of the house. For the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), she received huge criticism in the year 2010. Pelosi was always against the thinking of George W. Bush and her stands gave her recognition and criticism both. CIA claimed that Pelosi was guilt in 2009 but can’t prove anything.
Nancy got quite a few awards in her career as a politician. She was named as Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating Person of the year in 2006. Some other recognitions and awards which she got are the Italy Knight Grand Cross in 2007, and Japan Grand Cordon in 2015. She ranked 26th among the 100 most powerful woman list published by Forbes in 2014.
Net worth and earnings:
The net worth of Nancy Pelosi is around $135 million, which makes her the 15th wealthiest member of Congress. She along with her husband have a lot of properties to their name. The price of Napa Valley’s St. Helena Vineyard which she owns is around $5 million.
Till the November of 2010, Pelosi was the House Speaker. When the Republicans gained control, they moved John Boehner as a House Speaker and hence relegated Pelosi as the minority leader. In 2016, she was replaced by Tim Ryan, an Ohio Congressman as the minority leader. Her marathon speech on 7th February 2018 gained her a lot of fans and supporters. It was a recorded speech as the duration was eight hours and seven minutes.